We take a look at the best things to do and places to go with kids this weekend (24 - 30 May 2021) in Singapore!
Mummies and Daddies, we got you covered with this week's list of to-do and to-go for families! Now you don't have to fret over what to do or where to go!
1. Gallery Children’s Biennale
Date: 22 May 2021 – Dec 2022
National Gallery’s popular Gallery Children’s Biennale returns for its third edition in the first-ever “phygital” format. Featuring 9 commissioned artworks by local and international artists, both children and parents can look forward to a series of exciting programs, including captivating storytelling sessions, interactive movement exercises, parent-child sound exploration workshops and more!
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Gallery Children’s Biennale seeks to empower children to navigate the changing times with empathy and confidence through playful and interactive art experiences that explore topics relevant to the times such as Home, Diversity, Time and Environment. The online experience will be available from 22 May 2021 to Dec 2022. An accompanying on-site installation is expected to open on 4 Sep 2021.
2. June Holidays Family Fun at National Museum of Singapore
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Venue: Online and Onsite
Date: 29 May – 23 Jul 2021
Fee: Free and Paid
For this June school holidays, the National Museum of Singapore has curated a collection of digital programs that will bring you through the museum and our special exhibitions – Home, Truly and Picturing the Pandemic.
Get a glimpse into what growing up in the 1980s and ’90s was like, through Singapore’s currency series and electronics, hear from four interesting characters who have each chosen an object to represent Singapore, join a magical performance and discover how everyday objects represent well-loved moments, among others!
The museum also offers a series of on-site programs, such as a self-guided treasure hunt and lunchbox-making workshop that you can explore.
3. Saturday’s Surprisingly Super-Duper Lesson
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Date: 29 May 2021 (viewable until 19 Jun 2021)
Hours: 3 pm
Fee: $20 (ticket)
Recommended: 4 years and above
Saturday’s Surprisingly Super-Duper Lesson is an adaptation of a book by Jolene Tan and Isabella Tong, published by Epigram Books. It tells the story of Aish, who’s cooped up in a classroom doing a maths problem when something extraordinary happens: her doodles come to life! This specially tailored concert will introduce children to classical music through storytelling, keeping them engaged with narration, illustration, animation and music performed by the SSO. This concert is narrated by Tan Rui Shan.
The concert will launch on 29 May 2021 and will be viewable until 19 Jun 2021. Ticket sales will end on 19 Jun 2021 at 1 pm.
4. "Behind-the-scenes" of a Frogologist (Online)
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Date: 9 Jun 2021
Hours: 3 pm – 4.45 pm
Fee: $49.98 (register)
"Behind-the-scenes" of a Frogologist gives you insights on frog farming from a Frogologist. This fun farm online program allows participants to shadow a Frogologist at work on Singapore’s only frog farm and be thrilled by the fascinating kingdom of American Bullfrogs. Topics to be covered includes frogs’ anatomy, behavioural patterns, and lifecycle, among others. Join in with your little ones and learn more about the agricultural scene in Singapore through fun and engaging virtual family-friendly activities!
5. Once Upon a Mystery Online Programme
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Date: 10 – 11 Jun 2021
Hours: 10.30 am – 11.30 am
Fee: $53.50 (register)
Recommended: 5 – 8 years
Join Pepper for the Once Upon A Mystery Online programme to find out who the culprit is in this exciting fairy-tale forensic science experience!